Google India has had to shut down one of its offices in Hyderabad after one of the employees was confirmed to be suffering from the H1N1 flu virus.
As per doctor Dr Subhakar there was no need for any company to shut down. “They just have to screen people, be proactive and send only those with symptoms to the hospital.
Google Hyderabad office will remain closed on 14 and 15th July, 2009. Today three more employee detected positive in test of H1N1 virus. It is notable that the results of 21 more suspect cases are still awaited.
Of the 250 employees in this particular office of Google, 95 were sent to the AP General and Chest Hospital on Tuesday to undergo the swine flu test. Of these, seven employees showed swine flu symptoms and were quarantined even as Google office shut its office for two days for its premises to be sanitised.
“As a precautionary measure, we have closed the concerned office in Hyderabad for two days, 14th and 15th July, and are taking all necessary steps.” Said Google.
Source: Times Of India Hyderabad